- the opening in the lower part of the human face, surrounded by the lips, through which food is taken in and from which speech and other sounds are emitted；the opening through which an animal takes in food, corresponding to the human mouth
- say (something dull or unoriginal), especially in a pompous or affected way；utter very clearly and distinctly
verb: mouth, 3rd person present: mouths, gerund or present participle: mouthing, past tense: mouthed, past participle: mouthed
noun: mouth, plural noun: mouths
- 1. the opening in the lower part of the human face, surrounded by the lips, through which food is taken in and from which speech and other sounds are emitted Ben stood transfixed with disbelief, his mouth open he leaned over and kissed her on the mouth 同義詞 lips, jaws, maw, muzzle, informaltrap, ... 更多
- ▪ the opening through which an animal takes in food, corresponding to the human mouth the carp picks up the bait by sucking it into its mouth
- ▪ a horse's readiness to feel and obey the pressure of the bit in its mouth the horse had a hard mouth
- ▪ the character or quality of a wine as judged by its feel or flavor in the mouth (rather than its aroma).
- ▪ informal talkativeness or impudence you've got more mouth on you than anyone I've ever known 同義詞 impudence, cheek, cheekiness, insolence, impertinence, ... 更多
- 2. an opening or entrance to a structure that is hollow, concave, or almost completely enclosed standing before the mouth of a cave 同義詞 entrance, opening, entry, way in, entryway, ... 更多
- ▪ the opening for filling or emptying something used as a container the mouth of the bottle 同義詞 opening, rim, lip
- ▪ the muzzle of a gun why would anyone want to be shot out of the mouth of a cannon?
- ▪ the place where a river enters the sea a pool at the mouth of the river 同義詞 outfall, outlet, debouchment, embouchure, debouchure, ... 更多
- ▪ the opening or entrance to a harbor or bay walking to the mouth of the bay to absorb the view
- 1. say (something dull or unoriginal), especially in a pompous or affected way this clergyman mouths platitudes in breathy, soothing tones
- ▪ utter very clearly and distinctly she would carefully mouth the right pronunciation
- ▪ move the lips as if saying (something) or in a grimace she mouthed a silent farewell “Come on,” he mouthed
- 2. take in or touch with the mouth puppies may mouth each other's collars during play
- ▪ train the mouth of (a horse) so that it responds to a bit.